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Monitor newly-weaned calves and new stock for respiratory disease
Radio interview source: Dr. Richard Linhart, DVM, Pfizer/Zoetis Animal Health Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Stress can make anyone sick, even cattle. Calves that have...
Yes! Research shows cow temperament affects reproduction
Sometimes we wonder if that cow rattling the chute is worth keeping. Recent research suggests maybe not, said Elaine Grings, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Management & Production Specialist. Grings...
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Nobody works harder than a dairy farmer. Bob was called out yesterday to treat a cow at Jim Schimelfenig's farm. Jim is one of only three dairy farmers left in our county. I'm not sure how...
Cattle that have to walk through a stream to get to another pasture can damage the stream environment. Build a crossing for the cattle for a smooth transition to the other side.
Radio interview source: Steve Higgins, Director of Animal and Environmental Compliance, University of Kentucky Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Cattle...
When your area is suffering through a drought, it's tough for cattle to graze on pastures. Have a plan to either provide supplementation or cull the herd.
Radio interview source: Greg Lardy, Department Head of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   When pastures are dry...
An Idaho ranch raise cattle with a gentle nature despite their looks.
Get a plan in place to minimize cattle input costs and maximize profit.
Our readers are very proud of their cattle! These are just a few of the cow pictures submitted to a recent Facebook photo contest.
This family breeds Piedmontese cattle for direct meat sales.
Heartland Meats After years of preparing a business plan for going wholesale with their farm-raised beef, the first check Pat and John Sondgeroth received bounced. And it was a big one. That was...
Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Busy family Listen here to the radio mp3 Radio interview source: Angie Edgren, Oskaloosa, Iowa Angie Edgren and her family live on 80 acres in Oskaloosa, Iowa. It's made up of crops,...